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cor·gi

 (kôr′gē)
n. pl. cor·gis
A Welsh corgi.

[Welsh : cor, dwarf + ci, dog; see kwon- in Indo-European roots.]

corgi

(ˈkɔːɡɪ)
n
(Breeds) either of two long-bodied short-legged sturdy breeds of dog, the Cardigan and the Pembroke. Also called: Welsh corgi
[C20: from Welsh, from cor dwarf + ci dog]

Welsh′ cor′gi


n.
either of two Welsh breeds of dogs having short legs, erect ears, and a foxlike head, one breed (Cardigan) having slightly rounded ears and a long tail and the other (Pembroke) having pointed ears and a short or docked tail.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corgi - either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like headcorgi - either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
Pembroke, Pembroke Welsh corgi - the smaller and straight-legged variety of corgi having pointed ears and a short tail
Cardigan Welsh corgi, Cardigan - slightly bowlegged variety of corgi having rounded ears and a long tail
Translations
corgi
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corgi

[ˈkɔːgɪ] Nperro/a m/f galés/esa

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[ˈkɔːrgi] ncorgi m

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